20th Regular Session of the Scientific Committee

Agenda Item 10.1 Development of the 2025 work programme and budget, and projection of 2026-2027 provisional work program and indicative budget


SC20 will develop the 2025 SC work program and budget and provisional work program and indicative budget for 2026-2027 for the Commission’s consideration and endorsement. All project proposers will submit their proposals with detailed terms of reference, including objectives, rationale, assumptions, scope of work, data requirements (public or non-public domain data), time frame, budget, and references for SC’s review and ranking priorities. 

SC20 will note a recommendation from the Finance and Administration Committee to the Commission (Para 71, FAC9 Summary Report) that “WCPFC12 task SC with carefully considering proposed scientific projects in the context of the indicative budget agreed for the coming year.